Col. Henry Smith/Clifton Cemetery

Located on Rt. 640 across from Clifton Church. Cemetery was in fairly good condition. Most of the stones in the cemetery are unreadable, however there is a monument in the center of the cemetery with the names and dates of the persons buried in the cemetery. A large table top style tombstone, though now unreadable is supposed to mark the resting spot of Col. Smith.

Note: Items in brackets ( ) have been added by the compiler.

This file submitted by Michael A. Dye

From monument in center of cemetery:

Side 1: Sacred to memory of 5 generations 1774-1911

Side 2: First Generation

Henry Smith (s/o Henry Smith & Sarah Crosby)
05 Feb 1741 - 17 Feb 1801

Mary J. Smith (wife of Henry Smith)
28 Dec 1736 - 19 Feb 1822

Elizabeth C. Taylor (wife of John Taylor)
1738 - 22 Mar 1820

Side 3: Second Generation

Harry Smith (s/o Henry Smith & Mary James)
07 Jun 1774 - 09 Jul 1850

Mary M. Smith (w/o Harry Smith, d/o John Taylor & Elizabeth Campbell)
22 Aug 1780 - 13 Oct 1862

Peggy Smith (d/o Henry Smith & Mary James)
19 Jul 1776 - 07 Jun 1858

Side 4: Third Generation

Mary J. Smith (d/o Harry Smith & Mary Taylor)
31 Oct 1807 - 02 Oct 1868

Sallie T. Preston (w/o Alexander B. Preston, d/o Harry Smith & Mary Taylor)
05 Jun 1815 - 26 Jan 1846

James T. Smith (s/o Harry Smith & Mary Taylor)
28 Aug 1819 - D: in Infancy

Charles A. Smith (s/o Harry Smith & Mary Taylor)
06 Feb 1822 - 26 Aug 1891

Fourth Generation

Margaret C. Lampkin (wife of John T. Lampkin)
27 Aug 1839 - 02 Feb 1874

Fifth Generation

Two infant children of John T. & Margaret C. Lampkin

Below are the only individual stones which were readable:

In Memory of Mary Smith wife of Col. Henry Smith
Born Dec 28 1736, died Feb 19 1822 Aged 85y 1m 22d

Sarah Preston, Wife of Alexander B. Preston
05 Jun 1815 - 26 Jan 1846


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